Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt

Advice for Humanities PhDs

  • Authors
  • Kathryn¬†Hume

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Kathryn Hume
    Pages 25-57
  3. Kathryn Hume
    Pages 59-84
  4. Kathryn Hume
    Pages 125-127
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 129-215

About this book


This book is a guide to securing an academic post in the humanities in a US University. It includes best-practice examples of application documents and shows how to work up answers to the questions posed in phone, conference, and campus interviews. Readers will also learn about bargaining for subsidies and start-up packages. The book can be used by Careers Officers to train students, or by job hunters training themselves. This short, lively read gives practical, solid advice which will help candidates to transform their mindset from student to faculty.


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